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NinerRIP 9
RIP RDO 29 2-Star Mountain Bike - 2019
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Description

RIP RDO 29 2-Star Complete Mountain Bike

All new for 2019, the RIP RDO 29 2-Star Complete Mountain Bike from Niner lops 10mm from its rear travel, helping to improve its pedaling, climbing, and all-mountain ability, while receiving significant geometry updates, making it capable as ever on rowdy downhills. Further frame refinements include its Rib Cage construction for added stiffness, increased standover height and room for longer dropper posts, a high/low flip chip adjustable geometry, and a retune of its CVA suspension platform. This 2-Star build is an excellent way to get this new bike as a complete as it comes ready to ahem, rip, with a FOX 36 fork up front and excellent DPX2 shock out back with SRAM's value-oriented NX Eagle 12-speed offering the same wide gearing range as its range-topping group, albeit with a slight weight penalty.

While the old RIP had a dual wheel size persona, the new RIPs are frames dedicated to each wheel size. This allows Niner to optimize the frame for each wheel size by dialing in the suspension kinematics and geometry specifically for each size eliminating compromises. Either way, you're getting 140mm of CVA rear travel that’s sensitive off the top and supportive in the mid-stroke paired with 150mm of fork travel and clearance for 2.6-inch tires with room for mud. This is the longest, lowest, and slackest Niner ever created, however, with the inclusion of its adjustable geometry via flip chips at the seatstay pivots, a Niner first, you can make adjustments as needed for your terrain and riding style.

The high mode geometry is perfect for tamer trails and daily riding. You'll quickly appreciate the climbing and pedaling efficiency of its steeper 75.8-degree seat tube angle and reworked CVA suspension platform. On the way down, you can shred in confidence with its longer reach, slack 66-degree head tube angle, and a 44mm, reduced offset fork. If you have some shuttling or bike park laps on the docket, its low mode brings out even more aggression by slacking out the head angle by a full degree (65-degree) and lowering the bottom bracket by 7mm. Niner further gives its sendy blessings by shortening the seat tube by 20mm to accommodate longer, 170mm dropper posts as well as increasing the standover height. Furthermore, a lower stack height and shortened head tube accommodate a wider range of fit and varying rise of handlebars. Lastly, the short, 435mm chainstays on this 29-inch version ensure the bike can handle tight singletrack trails as well.

Visually, one feature that's immediately apparent is the new frame design with a wide and stiff Rib Cage struts on the main triangle. This, in conjunction with a flattened top and down tube, wider main rocker link pivot, and an oversized rear triangle boosts the frame's responsiveness for precise handling. Things that might not be so noticeable are the durable and long-lasting Enduro MAX Black Oxide bearings at the pivots and Niner's wonderful end-to-end, full sleeve internal cable guides making any maintenance down the road a breeze. Other frame niceties include a sag indicator on the rocker link pivot, factory installed scuff guards and frame protection at vulnerable locations (the plastic "skid plate" on the lower link is awesome), FOX Live-valve ready, water bottle compatibility inside the frame, and a creak-free threaded bottom bracket with ISCG-05 chain guide mounts.

On the trail, you'll notice the struts reduce bottom bracket deflection down below for efficient pedaling while allowing the upper portion of the front triangle to remain compliant and better able to track across rough rock gardens, while the wide, flat surfaces found on the top and downtube help to absorb frontal impacts and vibrations from repeated waterbar bashings while resisting deflection under a torsional load. And since the rear triangle received beefier tubing, it allows Niner to remove the seatstay bridge at the rocker link opening up extra room for wider rim and tire combinations.

As we mentioned above, the RIP receives an updated CVA platform that's designed to increase pedaling efficiency by riding more in the mid-stroke of the travel. We experienced gobs of traction when scaling technical climbs while remaining sensitive and fully active, even under braking, while descending. It basically takes Niner’s proven patented CVA linkage layout and axle path and refines the leverage ratio curve for supple travel early on with more support in the middle, before progressively ramping up at end stroke.

The new, higher leverage ratio off the top makes it easier to set the shock in motion and overcome static friction. At the mid-stroke, the leverage ratio decreases toward the sag point, meaning less rear wheel force is transmitted to the shock allowing it to better support you in the travel. And at the end stroke, the leverage ratio increases just slightly to overcome the natural progressivity of an air spring, giving a bottomless, smooth response under the biggest hits.

  • An all-new RIP 9 RDO ready to tame all aspects of the mountain
  • Fully internal guide sleeves for easy cable management
  • 140mm of refined CVA travel smooths out big hits and pedals efficiently
  • RDO Carbon Fiber layup provides weight savings and optimal stiffness
  • Accepts 29in tires up to 2.6in wide
  • SRAM's NX Eagle group packs value and a wide range
  • Integrated frame protection is ready for all-mountain abuse
  • BSA threaded bottom bracket for creak-free reliability
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Tech SpecsGeometry
Tech Specs
⚠️ WARNING
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Frame Material
RDO Carbon
Suspension
CVA
Rear Shock
FOX Float DPX2 Performance EVOL 3 Position
Rear Travel
140mm
Fork
FOX 36 Float Rhythm Grip EVOL Sweep Adjust
Front Travel
150mm
Headset
Niner ZS
Shifters
SRAM NX Eagle 12sp
Rear Derailleur
SRAM NX Eagle 12sp
ISCG Tabs
ISCG-05
Crankset
SRAM NX Eagle DUB
Chainring Sizes
32t
Bottom Bracket
SRAM DUB
Bottom Bracket Type
English
Cassette
SRAM PG 1230
Cassette Range
10 - 50t
Chain
SRAM NX Eagle 12sp
Brakeset
SRAM Level
Brake Type
hydraulic disc
Rotors
SRAM G2CS 180mm
Handlebar
Race Face Aeffect R
Handlebar Rise
20mm
Handlebar Width
780mm
Grips
Niner Grrrips Lock-On
Stem
Race Face Aeffect R
Stem Length
40mm
Saddle
Niner Custom
Seatpost
SDG Tellis
Wheelset
Niner Alloy
Front Axle
15mm Boost
Rear Axle
12 x 148mm
Tires
[front] Maxxis Minion DHF 3C/EXO/TR WT, [rear] Maxxis Aggressor 2C/EXO/TR WT
Tire Size
29 x 2.5in
Pedals
not included
Recommended Use
enduro, trail
Manufacturer Warranty
5 years on frame
Geometry

150mm Travel Fork // HIGH

 
SMLXL
a Seat Tube
14.8in15in17.6in19.5in
b Effective Top Tube
22.6in23.5in24.5in25.6in
c Stack
24in24.2in24.4in24.9in
d Reach
16.5in17.3in18.3in19.3in
e Stand Over
26.9in28in29.3in30.3in
f Head Tube
3.5in3.7in3.9in4.5in
g Head Tube Angle
66666666
h Seat Tube Angle
75.875.875.875.8
i Bottom Bracket Height
    
j Bottom Bracket Drop
1.26in1.26in1.26in1.26in
k Chainstay
17.1in17.1in17.1in17.1in
l Wheelbase
i45.7n46.5in47.6in48.8in

150mm Travel Fork // LOW

 
SMLXL
a Seat Tube
14.8in15in17.6in19.5in
b Effective Top Tube
22.6in23.5in24.6in25.7in
c Stack
24.2in24.3in24.5in25.1in
d Reach
16.3in17in18in19in
e Stand Over
26.6in27.7in28.9in30in
f Head Tube
3.5in3.7in3.9in4.5in
g Head Tube Angle
65656565
h Seat Tube Angle
75.275.275.275.2
i Bottom Bracket Height
    
j Bottom Bracket Drop
1.54in1.54in1.54in1.54in
k Chainstay
17.1in17.1in17.1in17.1in
l Wheelbase
45.7in46.5in47.6in48.9in
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Unanswered Question

Hi there does this bike come assembled? If not what is the usual cost for this at bike stores ?
Also I’m 6ft 2 would a XL be the right size for me.
Thanks Dan

RIP 9 RIPPERRR

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

When I rode the previous generation RIP 9, I was confused. With the mid-long travel category becoming so popular in the last couple of years, it seemed like a slam dunk for a company named NINER to jump in on this. However, the previous generation was still lacking quite a bit compared to groundbreaking bikes like the Ibis Ripmo. It turns out that the wait was worth it and Niner has finally delivered the bike that everyone wanted to see. This ticks all of the boxes when it comes to cliche bike terms. It's longer, lower, slacker, floats up the climbs, smashes the descents. It's hard to find something that this bike can't do. With a 150 up front and 140 in the rear, this bike settles right into the all mountain category and could comfortably be your only bike. The term "quiver killer" comes to mind. Niner also knocked it out of the park on the component spec. All versions come with a Fox 36 and SDG Tellis dropper post which i'm a fan of. If you have any preconceived notions about Niner as a brand, I would recommend you let this bike change your mind.



Check out what Kurt Voreis can do on the bike:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLE-tsMd8i8

RIP 9 RIPPERRR